Stories tagged: "Lansing"


General Motors, Pilot Travel Centers and EVgo also have plans to build 2,000 charging stalls at “up to” 500 Pilot Flying J sites across the nation. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
GM Joint Venture Gets $2.5B Loan to Build Battery Plants in Michigan

The US Department of Energy today announced the closing of a $2.5 billion loan to help finance the construction of three new lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing facilities—including a factory in Lansing that'll employ an estimated 1,700 people and lead to more than 2,000 new construction jobs.

Capital City Wishlist: 7 Unique Holiday Gift Ideas from Lansing

Finding the perfect gift for your favorite Michigander can be tough. We get it.

Holiday Wishlist: 9 Affordable Michigan-Made Gifts

Finding the perfect gift can be a challenge. We get it.

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5 Michigan Coffee Shops to Find a Fall Drink That’s NOT a Pumpkin Spice Latte

If pumpkin spice isn't your thing, there are plenty of other fall beverage options you can enjoy from locally owned coffee shops in Michigan.

The Hispanic Festival in Grand Rapids is a celebration of West Michigan's Hispanic heritage. (Photo via Hispanic Center of West Michigan)
4 Michigan Towns That You Might Not Know Have a Rich Hispanic History

It’s impossible to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month without also celebrating Hispanic history—and Michigan has a whole lot of it. 

National Hispanic Heritage Month will be honored, celebrated, and acknowledged throughout the state through art, film, authentic dishes, and educational efforts across many communities.
8 Ways Michiganders Can Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month has been celebrated across the US every year since the late 80s to recognize the contributions and influence that Hispanic Americans have had nationwide—including right here in Michigan.

Traverse City is among several Michigan cities with pedal pub offerings. (TC Cycle Pub via Facebook)
The New Michigan Pub Crawl: 19 Pedal Pubs (and Boats) Reinventing Boozy Fun in the Mitten

Whether you choose city streets or Great Lakes waters, there’s no longer a reason to keep your boozy gatherings confined to stuffy bars and restaurants in Michigan.